Transforming our space industry

Space technologies are helping Australia transition to an innovative, digital economy.

In an environment of technological disruption and structural change, space has become a fast-growing and fiercely competitive commercial sector. We’ve been working to better understand and coordinate the operating environment for Australia’s space industry and prepare it for future needs:

Space Coordination Committee

The Agency is the chair of the Space Coordination Committee. We are the central point of contact and coordinate international and domestic space activities that involve the government.

Through the Committee the government ensures that space activities do not jeopardise:

  • public safety
  • property
  • the environment
  • Australia’s national security
  • foreign policy or international obligations

Read more

Read the Budget 2018 Australian Space Agency announcement.

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